When we think of integration and CIOs we’re typically thinking of integrating technologies or solutions. That’s rapidly changing so that the CIO integration task goes far beyond that to linking the business strategy and the IT agenda. Understanding business outcomes and business strategy is no longer a nice to have or an add-on for CIOs. It’s a starting place. This post includes a nice list of tips for CIOs who want to be relevant in this regard.
“CIOs can serve as the primary link between business strategy and the IT agenda, introducing new technology and processes that benefit the organization as a whole.”